Monthly Archives: April 2015

Revised Supreme Court Of the United States of America –

The Constitution of the United States created three branches of government with the intention to bring about separation of power or checks and balances. The Executive branch is responsible for implementing and enforcing the laws. Congress is powered by our … Continue reading

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Squinting at Monarchy

In class we discuss the founding of America, and mainly what the founding fathers were most afraid of. As we know, at the beginning of American rule, many were wondering how America would fall. This lead me to explore the … Continue reading

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THE POLITICIAN

Politics.Did Abraham Lincoln know how to play the system? There was a perception that Lincoln intentionally crafted his speeches in order to gain his way into power. Initially, Lincoln discusses this idea of mob law. A way in which groups … Continue reading

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Which Route is The Best Route to Take?

These past two weeks has left me puzzled and left me questioning my position in politics. Last week we had the privilege of reading Thoreau, The Higher Law as well as for this week’s reading of Lincoln’s, On the Perpetuation … Continue reading

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A Brief Introduction of the Legal System in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia’s legal system is completely based on Sharia Law. Islamic scholars developed the Islamic scholarly consensus, which is a source of Sharia Law,for both criminal and civil cases such as the criminal, family, commercial, and contract law.  Its interpretation is … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln and Karl Marx: How Money Corrupts American Democracy

In Abraham Lincoln’s Lyceum Address, he presents an argument favoring law and order as contingent for the preservation of American democracy from the threat of mob rule and demagoguery. He states that mob rule is capricious and punishes the innocent as … Continue reading

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The Achilles Heel(s) of a Mass Incarceration Social Movement: A Response to Alexander

In her book, The New Jim Crow, Michelle Alexander addresses an epidemic of mass incarceration of African American men. During class, it seemed that majority felt that this way indeed a form of discrimination, and a way to keep African … Continue reading

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